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meeting. The letter. The back woods,

and the secluded Sunday School. The

library

104

TO INQUIRERS

108

THE SUMMARY.

The Family at Home. Abercombie's

Philosophy, Boys' Week Day Book.

Jonah Ross. New contrivances.

tematic charity

108

THE FATHER A VICEGERENT.

The tamily a divine institution.

Chanyes. Power of the head of a faini-
ly: he is God's vicegerent: effect of
acting on this principle: consequences
of neglecting it: intluence in families :
God's design in this institution

113

SAILING ON THE GANGES.

Wind and tide: the budgerow: De-

scription of it: the dingee: boatmen :

manners and customs

board :

scenery

118

CHILDREN DOING GOOD.

Scene in the school-room. Going

home. The sewing party. The elec-

tion. Difficulties. Work and play.

Ultimate effects

123

WISDOM AND HONESTY.

Question. Principles of Religious

Instruction. Progression. Varieties

of manner. Peter, Paul and John 129

MAKING MONEY BY. SELLING

RUM.

Nature of money making. The

prosperity of the individual promotes
the prosperity of the community. The
carpenter: the physician. Making mon-
ey by bod movies : counterfeiting: sel-
ling lottery tickets: selling rum : scene

in the city of New York

131

TIE SABBATH,

The remark: inferonces from it.

Various indications. Scripture view of

the Sabbath : the institution of it:

its design : regard for it by the disciples

of Christ

137

FIRST RELIGIOUS LESSONS.

Caution given. Necessity of divine

aid. Uncertainty of success. Only

source of hope. The mother for a time

supreme

142

THE WORTH AND CARE OF THE

SOUL.

Value of the soul. Importance of

the interests at stake; compared with

worldly interests.

No excuse for neg.

lect

149

THE

FIRESIDE. NO. 2; – What

Children owe to their parents.

The grateful girl. The ungrateful

girl ; her plan for leaving home : dia.
logue : her supposed adventures : con-
sequences

162

DISPUTES ABOUT REGENERA-

TION.

A Fable; disputes about motion.

The parallel; discussion ended at the

inquiry meeting. Remarks

155

ACTIVE BENEVOLENCE AND

CHRISTIAN ENJOYMENT.

Dr. Young's remark. Howard's rule.

Universal prescription for dispelling

gloom

157

THE LAW A SHADOW.

Meaning of the expression. Chan-

try's model and statue. Application to

the subject

158

VISIT TO THE BOSTON INSTITU-

TION FOR THE BLIND, - Accom-

panied with a specimen of the embossed

printing used by the blind, for reading

by the sense of feeling alone.

Appearance of the pupils when go-

ing to meeting. Visit to the Institu-

tion. Entrance. Making baskets.

The boys “cyphering.” Dialogue.

Sewing; threading the needle. Teach-

ing to read. Finding the place by

feeling. Dialogue. Mode of teach-

ing music. Blind boys in a frolic.

Specimen of their printing

160

THE SUMMARY.

Wholesale counterfeiters.

The

Mother's Magazine ; English Edition.

The Young Man's Guide. Sabbath

School Songs. To Correspondents 167

SAILING ON THE GANGES, — Con-

tinued.

Heat. Spending the night. Scene

on shore : dangers : squalls: conclu-

sion

169

SHIP POLAND, - From the Journal of

a traveller. Continued.

Religious interest on board. The

ship’s carpenter. The village meeting:

the inquirers. Conversations and nar-

ratives: the sailor who knocked off

swearing ; his story

174

STORIES OF A REVOLUTIONARY

OFFICER, — Article I.

The scout-

ing party.

The expedition. Landing. Progress

through the woods. Night. Now way

of transporting horses. Accident. Re-

turn to camp

178

HOW OUGHT I TO KEEP THE SAB-

BATH?

Duties of the Sabbath. What I ought

not to do. Rising. Preparation for

the duties of the day. Going to church.

Conversation. Recreation. Reading.

Planning for the week. Private reli-

gious duties

185

THE FIRESIDE. NO.3. - Be kind to

your sister: a story for children.

Ilelen and Clara Going to school:

the half-way stone. Suffering. Effect

of unkindness

191

THE ENMITY OF THE CARNAL

MIND AGAINST GOD.

Changing the language. Construc-

tive enmity

196

THE GATE OF PRAYER.

Allegory. The gate : the gay gen-

tleman: the demure man : confidence:

the humble pilgrim : the traveller.

Interpretation. We must pray with

a right spirit, and in a proper manner,

and God will hear

199

A CORRESPONDENCE.

- The prayer

of faith,

Letter 1. From

Esq. to one

of the editors. Letter 2. Reply. Let-

ter Rejoinder

203

THE FAMILY REVIVAL.

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Description of a family. A speci.

men of thousands. Affection : its in-

fluence. Return to God. Importance

of family influences

211

THE SUMMARY.

Unpublished Anecdotes of Dr. Pay-

800.- The aiflicted mother; the sick

friend of Christ; the broken wing.

American Quarterly Observer.- Pres.

ident Allen's article on war

214

THE BONETOS.- A story of a sea-

fight; from the journal of a traveller.

A calm. Fire works. The sboal of

Bonetos: the attack

217

INFLUENCE OVER CHILDREN, -

No. 1,

Motives of various kinds. Efforts to

reach the heart. Ascene. Samuel's

view of the stars. Right and wrong

way

219

NICODEMUS AND THE SAVIOUR,-

John, third chapter.

The occasion. The Passover. Nic-

odemus' visit: the dialogue: truths

brought to view

223

TEACHING YOUNG CHILDREN TO

PRAY.

Heartless prayers.

The mother's

conversation. The child's idea of God.

Progress

230

A PARABLE.

The sacrifice. The lamb “ without

blemish." Psalm 51. The offering of

the heart. Moral

232

IRRITABLE CHRISTIANS, READ

THIS, – An anecdote

233

A SABBATH IN THE ASYLUM AT

HARTFORD, — By a pupil in that In-

stitution.

Morning exercises : preaching: ab-

stract of sermon : Sabbath afternoon 233

A SHIP IN DISTRESS: OR GIN AT SEA,

-Communicated for the Religious Mag-

azine by the Captain of a Packet Ship.

Scene at sea : hailing: master, mate

and boy. Distress, and its causes. А

dangerous cargo

235

A SHORT ARTICLE FOR FATHERS.

Short, for business men. Which to

be neglected, business or the boys ?

A. B. the merchant: his case: the

$ 3000 note. Responsibility thrown off

upon the mother. A Christian father's

duties

236

TIE SOLITARY STUDY OF THE

BIBLE.

“ Home made happy.” Two kinds

of study. Plans for solitary study.

Different subjects.

Classification of

knowledge : intluence of it

239

THE CHRISTIAN MINISTER'S CON-

FESSION.

Remarks to ministers and leading

Christians. The confessions : unfaith-

fulness: pride. Doing good without

the credit of it. Insincere service.

Heartless prayer: the remedy

241

THE FIRESIDE, No. 4.

Children doing good in another way.

Emma in the school-room. Maria's sick

mother. The pote. The answer.

Two characters.

Usefulness; a story to be read to

very yonng children

245

THE RETAILER'S DREAM.

The country store : its interior: the

newspaper: a soliloquy: the dream.
Morning : another soliloquy. Curious
coincidence. The awakening

232

DUTIES OF A CHRISTIAN TRAV.

ELLER.

To himself. To Christian strangers.

To other travellers

255

THE SUPERINTENDENT'S EXPER-

IMEVT.

Plan explained. Examples. A con-

versation. Directions for repeating the

experiment

256

AN EPISTLE FROM ASIA, – A letter

from an American Missionary, commu-

nicated for the Magazine.

Retrospections. Smyrpa. The pre-

dicted earthquake. Constantinople 250

THE SUMMARY.

Unpublished Anecdotes of Dr. Pay-

son, No. 2. The golden chain. The

burning of the conterence room 263

POETRY OF THE BIBLE.

Specimens of the fine poetry of the

Bible.

I. Parallelism. 1. Synonymous Paral-

lelism. 2 Anthithetic Paralelism. 3

Constructive Parallelism ; Various

specimens.

II. Acrostic, or Alphabetic Poetry.

III. Dramatic Poetry

265

THE AFTERNOON MEETING: or

Notes of a Series of Religious Lectures

to the Young.

No. 1. Case of Cornelius. Sinceri-

ty in Religious Inquiry.

No. 2. Promises and Threatenings.

Various ways of beginning.

No. 3. T'he Prodigal Son

281

I WISH I WERE A CHRISTIAN.

Various excuses.

Тоо

young.

Worldly cares. Worldly pleasures.

Inconsistencies of Christians. Friends.

Unpleasant duty. Want of conviction.

Inconvenient Season

285

SABBATH SCHOOL TEACHERS'

VISITS.

Case of the superintendent. Inquiries

and answers. Effects of visiting. Va-

rious anecdotes

292

MISSIONARY SCENES.

The baptizing. Scene in the West In-

dies. The Chapel. The stream. Huts,

The Immersion. Funeral of Old Joe."

Morning Scene. Old Joe's residence.

The Burial. The Mission Chapel at the

Bay, The Harbor. Market days 296

ORIGIN OF THE TRACT AND BI-
BLE SOCIETIES.

The first meeting. Dr. Burder.

Present operations

302

THE FIRESIDE.

Benevolence, a Bible exercise.

I'll pay him for it

305

THE SUMMARY.

Class-book of Anatomy. Burning

of the Ephesian letters. Fanaticism 309

346

THE FIRESIDE.

Fun.

Impatient Lucy.

The way to cure a fault.

The School-boys' Newspaper 378

STORIES OF A REVOLUTIONARY

OFFICER.

Cambridge and Bnnker-Hill. Hob-

goblin Hall. Gen. Ward. The mor-

tars

385

THE PLEASURES OF A COLLEGE

SCRAPE.

The plan formed. Disguising. Dif-

ficulties. The fire. “ Stocking feet."

The Tutor. Disagreeable civility 390

A SATURDAY'S SAIL.

The Eagle. Gunning. Cruelty to

animals. The Thunder-shower. Up-

setting

397

CHURCH REFORM IN ENGLAND.

Opinions in this country on the sub-

ject of Church and State. Arguments

in favor of an establishment. Present

state of the discussion in England 403

SUMMARY.

Aids to Mental Development. Par-

ley's Magazine. Rev. Mr. Stone's

First lessons on the great

Principles of Religion.

405

DELIRIUM TREMENS,- - Remarks on

the History and Treatment of Delirium

Tremens.

Cause of Delirium Tremens. Lia-

bility of intemperate persons to it.
Symptoms. Patient's state of mind.
His appearance.

Effect of the pres-

ence of a stranger. Case described.

Harmlessness of the patient. Par-

oxysms. Intervals of reason.

Case.

Extent of the disease.

409

THE NATURE OF SIN.

Sin a burden; tends to perpetuate

itself. Case supposed. Tendency of
the first step in sin. Effect of Adam's
disobedience.

The tendency of sin to perpetuate its
own punishment. Case. Consequen-
ces of sin. Ilustration

415

STORIES OF A REVOLUTIONARY

OFFICER.

Gen. Washington.

418

THE LAST HOUR, – Poetry

420

THERE IS A DIFFERENCE IN CHIL-

DREN. WHY?

Mr. B. Mary, Children of Mr. C.

Behavior at Church, Uniform Obedi-

422

OLD FASHIONED PREACHING.

Take heed and be ware of covetous-

ness. Jonas' sermon to the Ninevites :

its effects. Preaching at the present

day

423

PARENTAL AUTHORITY.

Independence of opinion among chil-

dren, The course usually taken to

secure it, contray to the word of God;

to the method of God's dealing with

425

REMINISCENCE OF Bp. WHITE.

The Orphan Asylum, Scene 427

bert
LINES WRITTEN ON A BLANK

LEAF, IN A VOLUME OF PAY-
SON'S THOUGHTS

351
THE CHRISTIAN IN HARD TIMES.

His course compared with that of the
worldly man

351

THE PARENT.

Feelings towards his

Good

effects

353

RELIGION, - Poetry

353
SCENES OF NAVAL WARFARE.

The Spaniards. Capture. The Gun.
Man on the beach

353
PARAPHRASE.

335
A SATURDAY'S SAIL.

James and his friend. Holiday. The

boat. The eagle.

356

TRACT OPERATIONS IN ENG

LAND.

The Board of Directors at breakfast.

Letter. Scene at the breakfast-room.
Order of business. The donation. Dr.
Blumhart's statement

361
A BENEVOLENT BISHOP

366
MADAME NECKER ON PRAYER,
A Translation

367
EVIL SPEAKING,- to be read to the
Family at breakfast.

The universal fault. Mrs. Prudence.
Payson's plan. Eliza and Mary 369
BRAMBLE-HILL LANE.

Description. Mischief making. The

Representative. History of the Far.

mer's family. The good Deacon 371

son.

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FIRST LESSONS FOR INFANCY.

The infant's first sensations. First

lessons. First experiments upon the

sight

428

LETTER FROM A MISSIONARY.

The voyage. Native vessel. Ceylon.

Appearances and prospects of the mis-

sion

430

INSANITY. Inactivity of intellect and

feeling a frequeat predisposing cause of

insanity

434

THE FIRESIDE.

The Peach and the Pocket piece; or

True and False Repentance.

The Language of Signs

437

THE OLD POTESTANT CHURCH.

The church-yard. The Cemetery.

Monuments. Wreaths. Fashiovable

follies : false teeth and hair: the

interior of the church : the gallery :

the striking of the clock: climbing

to the tower

441

THE SUMMARY.

Correspondence. Remarks.

The

Life-boat. The art of rapid writing.

Christ's Sermon on the Mount, in Chi-

nese. The First Foreign Mission.

Poetry for Children. Sketches of the

Prophets and Prophecy. Poems by

Rev. S. G. Bulfinch

453

HOW SHALL THE GOSPEL BE

SPREAD?

Condition of the world. The gospel

rule, do to others as we would have

others do to us. Cases supposed 457

CHINESE WRITTEN LANGUAGE.

Commercial intercourse with China.

Canton Hong merchants. Heathen

misconceptions of the nature of Chris.

tianity. New opening for effort in

China.

Nature of the Chinese written char-

acters, specimens ; number of charac-

ters; elements; the number and the

nature of them ; exampies; combina-

tions of the elements; peculiarities of

the language

460

THE DEW DROPS, - To a mourning

mother

473

TWO LETTERS TO A MOTHER.

Differences of opinion between the

heads of a family; the duties of each

under such circumstances. Cases sup-

posed. The Sabbath School. The ball.

Directions. Religious instruction. Re-

ligious influence

473

LITERARY REMAINS OF MISS

MARTHA DAY.

Obituary notice of the author. Twi-

light musings

479

DISTURBANCES IN HARVARD

UNIVERSITY.

An examination of the privilege of

exemption from accountability to the

civil law, usually enjoyed by the stu-

dents in American colleges

482

THE SUMMARY.

Manual of instruction in Vocal Mu-

sic. Todd's Lectures to Children.

The School Song Book. Book for

Parents. The Father's Book. Hum-

phrey's Discourses and Reviews. Fa-

miliar lotters to Females. Manual of

the Christian Sabbath. Phillis Wheat-

ley

488

ORIGIN OF THE BRITISH AND

FOREIGN BIBLE SOCIETY.

Exrtact from the records of the

Tract Society during those meetings
at which the Bible Society was origina-
ted

493

THE VOICE OF NATURE AND

PROVIDENCE.

Ways by which God calls upon men

to return to him. 1. The duration of

life. The pavilion on Boston common.

2. Uncertainty of life. Lightning

Cold water. Suicide. 3 Anfiction :

Its nature and design. 4. Mode by

which God makes provision for human

wants. Grain Water

498

LINES WRITTEN AT SEA, – Sun-

day

504

CHILDREN MUST BE LED TO GOD,

NOT DRIVEN.

A morning scene.

505

THE FIRES DE.

My Sister.

The wild girl

507

WHO NOW PRAYS AS DID

CHRIST?

511

SINS OF OMISSION

513

NO TIME TO THINK

514

A DIALOGUE

515

GOD

516

RIOTS IN NEW YORK.

The spirit of intoierance. Intoler-

ance in religion. Americans. The

newspaper press. True mode of dis-

cussing differences of opinion

517

THE RECENT SUICIDES.

The suicide partially insane ; accoun-

table notwithstanding. Cases. The

wretched woman; her account of her

feelings.

Seneca's remarks. Influence of the

press. Dr. Burrows' remarks.

The London girl. The British sol-

diers at Malta. 'The Milanese virgins 528

SUNDAY DISSIPATION

533

SEWING FOR CHARITABLE PUR-

POSES.

Fancy Fairs, and Sewing Circles.

Advantages and benefits to be derived

from them

531

SKETCHES OF MISSIONARY LIFE

IN CEYLON.

The Monthly Concert

533

THE SUMMARY.

The Boston Observer, Unitarian. Er-

rors corrected, Right and Wrong.

Preaching for children. The House I

Jive in. The American School So-

ciety

535

AN ACTIVE IMMORTALITY.

The children of God to be employed

in his service in a future world. Va-
rious arguments

541

HOW TO FEEL OUR SINS, OR,

STRIVE TO ENTER IN

548

INCONSISTENCY

549

THE FIRESIDE.

The voice of the Charmer.

The Nazarene.

The Black Cat

552

SUNDAY DINNER

559
A SHORT ARTICLE FOR THE
MONTHLY CONCERT

561

BE YE THEREFORE PERFECT 562

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